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of corrections, mass murder in america was most severe in 1929. in recent years, there were 32 mass killings in the 1980s, 42 in 9 '90s and 26s in the first decade of this century. according to the department of justice, murders of school age children have declined by 42% in the past 15 years. the latest stats show 1% of the murdered kids died at school. now, that's not to diminish the horrible crimes we have seen in connecticut and other places recently. all americans should understand that violence like that harms america's image throughout the world and we do have a gun culture here. no question about it. if the feds can tighten up gun laws without violating constitutional rights, they should do so. is it legal is one glaring question. how could the mother of the killer have acquired an ar 15 when connecticut has tough gun law? to build a build country, a safer country, we don't need knee jerk reactions after heinous crimes. we need smart solutions. listen to this exchange at the white house yesterday. >> you name one thing the president has done in the last four years to help remove weap
and important problems in the society, and it's not gun. america's state and mental health and the cost of mental health care in so many dimensions, far more than price. president obama, his desire for new gun control laws, put in the hands of one of his most trusted members of the administration. we're coming right back. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? leme put you owebcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progres. you tta taste this soup. lou: the newtown massacre creates a national debate on gun control without question. it's arguably more important to have a national discussion on mental health care. i know nays a very unpopular topic. we still don't know the details, the facts that led up to a 20-year-old man turning into a mass murder last friday. we do know many of the facts about mental health care system that is failing in the country. there are far too many people in desperate need of health, who, in
. america's state and mental health and the cost of mental health care in so many dimensions, far more than price. president obama, his desire for new gu control laws, put in the hands of one of his mosttrusted members of the administration. we're coing right back. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stoma acid from splashi up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to be the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the mercedes-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 glk350 for $399 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. lou: the newtown masscre creates a national debate on gun control without question. it's arguably more important to have a national discussion on mental health care. i know nays a very unpopular topic. we still don't
way to make the united states of america a safer -- >> well, the president's statement gets largely overshadowed by questions about the fiscal cliff, a final question hits home. >> this is not the first issue, the first incident with horrific gun violence of your four years. where have you been? >> well, here's where i've been, jake, i've been president of the united states dealing with the worst economic crisis since the great depression, an auto industry on the verge of collapse, two wars. i don't think i've been on vacation. and, so, i think all of us have to do some reflection on how we prioritize what we do here in washington. >>> in newtown today, funerals for five of the victims, including principal dawn hochsprung and teacher victoria soto. classes will resume for sandy hook students january 2nd in nearby monroe. >> we're not sure what will happen to sandy hook. at this point, the teachers are telling me and the parents are telling me they don't want to walk back into that building. >>> the benghazi breakdown, the scathing findings of an independent investigation blames the
america goes off that fiscal cliff. both sides, as you just mentioned, are still sniping at each other. that's one of the reasons why the dow is down slightly. president obama said he would veto the house republican plan b tax proposal designed to avert january 1st tax hikes. the house speaker, mr. boehner, responded by saying that that was irrational and bizarre. john harwood is at the white house to sort out all the latest. yesterday, john, they thought they were getting real close to a deal. it certainly doesn't sound that way today. >> sue, it does appear that they've hit a deadlock in negotiations. you saw the president in a fascinating news conference that he just had in the white house briefing room try to leverage the emotional power of the tragedy in newtown, connecticut, to try to put the pressure on republicans. he talked about them taking off their partisan war paint. he said he'd more than met them halfway in terms of spending cuts that he's offered, coming up in the income threshold for tax increases, and he has the upper hand in public opinion. there's no question about
that that would be me. and i told my wife, "this is america, and america is full of wonderful people, and i'm gonna go out and see what i can do and see if there's someone out there that can help us." >> he showed us the sign that eventually caught the eye of a woman who stopped to say she might have a job for him. >> and sure enough, that phone rang about a week later. she said, "david, i'd like to tell you you're golden, that we have a job for you, and you can start friday." >> and that's where you got the hat? >> that's where i got the hat. >> the university of central florida. >> absolutely. and i've been wearing this hat ever since. >> he's a parking attendant. $10 an hour. and that's enough to keep the motel room, but not enough to get out. jorge dropped out senior year to look for work, but destiny is still being picked up on the school bus route for homeless kids. >> and when things get better again, we know that there are still people struggling, so we'll be able to help out a lot more, and we'll understand what they're going through. >> this opened your eyes to an america that you
think we all know that every income tax in america will pay a higher rate in january 1 unless congress ac acts. so i believe it's important to protect as many american taxpayers as we can. our plan "b," would protect the american taxpayers who make $1 million or less. have all the current rates extended. >> andrea: well, the white house promptly rejected it. >> the alternative here if you think about it with the so-called plan "b" it makes no sense. historic opportunity here to do something that has been set as a goal to reach bipartisan compromise on significant deficit reduction on the order of $4 trillion. talk all the pieces of it and put them together. we are close to being able to achieve that. president demonstrated with obvious willingness to compromise and to move more than halfway. >> andrea: i have to go to you first, dana because you heard the words "obviously." >> dana: obviously. obvious terrorism. it's obvious! obvious. if they think that it's obvious -- i do think they overestimate how much the american people are willing to wait on this. speaker boehner has basically w
. >> also in washington, washington anchor for "bbc world news america" katty kay. >> no pieces, sorry. >> you'll write one next time. thank you. so we've got a lot to get to this morning. >> a lot to talk about today. >> those exceptions, what are you talking about? >> just in the conversation about everything you thought there were two exceptions. >> rick perry, governor of texas, and -- >> is it bob -- >> they said we need to -- we need to arm teachers. >> we have to think about it. >> somebody in the school with a gun. >> guns in school. that's great. you know what? this gelts me thinking, right? >> really? >> so that's what we're going to take care of last friday. so the shooting in the mall in oregon. >> yeah. >> i'm thinking maybe if we arm like the people that do the smoothies and whatever. >> or the sun glaglass hut thea or movie theater, the kid that give you popcorn. >> spencer's gifts. okay that doesn't make a lot of sense. >> that's an answer. come on. by the way, bock b mcdonald, a i like and respect, bob mcdonald -- i like him and agree with him 90% of the time. on this
, europe has itself under control in america is about to. they are the leaders right now. liz: are we at $90?f course thet session. >> we are right there, but i will stick with my gun and say what we said last year. i am a buyer at 85, that is supply and demand thing. with the market the way we are at the end of the year, low volume tends to get in the way. i think financials getting spiked over the year, more of a rally tomorrow but i will stick with my gun, don't think you'll miss the move if you don't get in here at the dollars going forward. i am a buyer at 85, a seller at 90. liz: more than $0.50 away. when we started we were $0.03 away. >> it is a lot easier than it looks, good luck selling $90. liz: $89.51 at the moment. thanks to everybody on the floor show. we'll watch the market so carefully but when you pick apart individual stories the one that has captured the attention of this nation today in a very big way is the facebook instagram story. dollar signs dancing is now turned blurry after a massive pr misstep causing a near revolt giving competitors glittery eyed. facebook
believe that is absolutely correct. corporate america has high margins right now, but they have come because of cost-cutting and cost-cutting and profit trend is run out right now to grow in the future i think they're going to have to invest in will have to invest in people so employment getting gradually better, you'll have to invest in technology and capital goods and i think it creates a boom in the u.s. economy along with energy, along with hosting. liz: make us some money here, what are you investing with the perspective you have articulated? >> i agree with a lot of what michael is saying, but taking little bit of a different approach. going from sector to sector, i find it very hard with the growing monetary basis, there will be particular standout sectors that we can invest in now and we will be profiting from six months from now. i'd much rather see people they want to be shown the business of the market and make some cash, a broad-based index. don't worry about value or growth or housing. but it will be great. just get the whole index and the rise of the market, if you want
people that we could possibly have in the united states of america, old folks whose cost of living is going up, whose health care have increased, and now we have a formula that was original designed to find out what was the cost of living so that the social security check will be able to be increased to meet the cost of living. now we're doing it backwards. we find out how much money we want to save. incidentally social security was never supposed to be involved in this procedure. how much money do we want to save, and then we say we'll get a formula, and the formula will save us that much money over ten years. it's just not fair to do this to old folks, most of whom are dependant on their checks completely or in part. >> congressman, why should social security not be part of it? people aren't stupid. we all know what the three major drivers of our debt are, medicare, medicaid, social security. social security hasn't been changed. all that's been changed is they changed the eligibility age and that's about it. >> the only reason that it is not supposed to be a part of this because
else of america right now. to a point, they are succeeding and we have to fix that. lori: it is a lot to chew on. thank you very much. here is the promo for you. catch lou at seven and 10:00 p.m. eastern. art laffer on the fiscal cliff. melissa: such a horrible reference. lou: so much better than the fiscal cliff, don't you think? >> [talking over each other] lori: absolutely frightening. that is how pennsylvania governor tom corbett characterizes the economy and the state of pennsylvania is the country goes over that fiscal cliff. melissa: will this latest blow ruined the swiss bank's earnings. you can see the yield on the ten year pulling slightly one basis point. we will be right back. ♪ >> im adam shapiro with your fox business brief. kodak selling its digital contents at rpx corporation for $525 million. it is a key step for the company's effort to emerge from bankruptcy. shopping flows from the thanksgiving weekend. the company now expects sales to be up 2.5% from its previous forecast. super storm sandy and discounted merchandise for the lower forecast. mark zuckerberg announ
majority of gun owners in america are responsible, they buy their guns legally and they use them safely. whether for hunting or sport shooting, collection or protection. but i'm also betting the majority, the vast majority of responsible law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say we should be able to keep any responsible lawbreaking few from buying a weapon of war. i'm willing to bet they don't think using a gun and using a common sense or incompatible ideas. that and on balance branch not able to get his hands and military style assault rifle so easily. that in this age of technology we should be able to check someone's criminal records before he or she can check out at a gun show. that if we work harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, there'll be fewer atrocities like the one in newtown for any of the lesser-known tragedies that visit small towns and big cities all across america every day. since friday morning, police officer was gunned down in memphis leaving four children without their mother. two officers were killed outside a grocery store in tope
. >> and everything's on the table. >> as an outdoorsman, i think we need to completely rethink guns in america. >> i think we need to protect our kids at the school, though. everything's on the table. >> our thoughts and prayers are with the families in newtown. >> thank you both very much. right now it's time for "squawk on the street." good morning. welcome to "squawk on the street." which debuted on cnbc's seven years ago today. happy anniversary to us. i'm melissa lee with carl and jim cramer and david faber live from the new york stock exchange. let's look at how we're setting up after yesterday's rally. particular strength in yesterday's rally. we didn't get housing starts, that's earlier today. as for the picture in europe, really the stand outout here is the euro. greece getting a five notch upgrade at the s&p. our road map this morning starts with gm. government motors no more. the treasury to exit its stake in the next 12 to 18 months, purchasing 2 million shares by the end of this month. >> another challenging quarter for fedex with the blame squarely on sandy. but the stock is up pre-mar
, america should tax the rich, promise spending cuts way down the road and ignore the national debt. that was a trumka plan and that's exactly the kind of deal that's shaping up in washington right now on the fiscal cliff. joining us, kirsten powers, this is upon, i say this is a lousy deal. may be good politics, but for the economy it's bad news. so, kirsten, moderate democrat, i know what you are. should we take this lousy deal or should we just go over the cliff? what do you say? >> well, i think going over the cliff would be very bad because it would send a message that, i mean, the truth, honestly, that we have a completely dysfunctional system and the markets would probably not react well and we may see a credit downgrade and so that's not an ideal situation. and that said, i agree with you, it's a lousy deal. and the idea that they're just going to sort of kick the can down the road and have the frame work and deal with it later which means we know they'll never deal with it, it's a problem. >> my problem is that the administration, in fact, nobody's really suggesting concret
minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> mid november's closing low. america, you are right now betting wealthier. >> if i didn't know better, i would say it is a roaring boom market. >> it feels like a growth, optimistic world. and then you say, what am i missing here? monitoris many is becoming more fashionable. well there are charts if you look at the last four years since the financial crisis. we have seen it around the world. there has been a positive relationship. there is evidence to support the theory. when you see the fed lowering interest rates, it looks for attractive. there has been some of that going on and i hope that lower yields printing this money is going to help spur some groemg. but i buy into that too, broadly. you have financials up 8%. materials and commodity stocks are up. >> and watch on that, because we are focused on the u.s. for a lot of good reasons right now. we have the new chinese government in recent days. you are seeing better data out of asia. some of the demand expected by china is influencing this demand too. does that contribute to all of th
's too soon to see the effects it may have for bank america's bottom line. >> it's a good gimmick to get people to start thinking about what they're saving. >> when you log onto this system, it not only digitally ages you, something you can do on iphone, which tells you digitally what things cost. when i retire, the domestic airfare is very expensive. $7 for a gallon of gas. >> $7 for a gallon of gas? >> who knows. >> why didn't you ask for an old tape of me. i can show you aging. it doesn't need to be digital. >> the problem is, even if we took a picture of you now. you wouldn't really age that much. you guys are eternal. >> i have to say, you don't look that deficit. >> i have to look pretty much -- >> are you going to show -- >> andrew is not here and that's a shame. we can do him. >> that's you. >> that's me. in case you didn't see it in the video. this is andrew. andrew wanted to make sure he got any lighting right in the picture. the middle picture is andrew if he ever retires. he's a workaholic. 107. still alive. he looks pretty good. >> if you're here at 107, not a bad deal. it c
local mercedes-benz dealer. >> from america's news headquarters, i'm anita vogel. dick sporty goods making changes to its gun sales in the week of the deadly shooting in connecticut. it has removed all guns from its stored close to newtown and it's suspending the sales of some semi-automatic rifles nationwide, out of respect for the victims and their families. the shooting at sandy hook killed 20 children and 6 adults. late u.s. senator daniel inouye will lie in state in a capitol rotunda on thursday. the 88-year-old democrat died on monday at walter reid national medical center. he served 50 years in the senate, making him the longest running senate member ever. i'm anita vogel, now back to greta and "on the record." for all of your headlines, go to foxnews.com. journalist and his crew kidnapped five days ago in syria, but there's good news. they are free tonight. abc's richard engel and his crew were traveling with a group of syrian rebels when gunman sympathetic to the syrian government attacked them. now they are free. earlier richard engel spoke to the turkish media. >> the las
the architect of this new america. in the next hour we're going to talk to michael scherer who wrote the cover story for "time" magazine and why they've chosen the president to be "time" magazine person of the year. >>> state department under fire in a blistering new report about systemic failures that led up to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. details from a new and scathing report is just ahead. >>> blizzard warnings for this morning for the midwest. snow is already falling in denver. we'll tell you what you need to know if you're traveling. know if you're traveling. back in a moment. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com yeah we both relieve coughs, sneezing, aches, fevers. and i relieve nasal congestion. overachiever. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 after that, it's on to germany. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 then tonight, i'm trading 9500 miles away in japan. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with the new global account from schwab, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i hunt down opportunities around the w
less from them than the lower rate. some of this is stupid. we raised the capital gains tax in america and collect less money from the capital gains tax -- neil: if it is going to happen, at least, what? get balance in it? >> no. simple fact is john boehner has no good answer. one answer is he's got to cave in, let the tax rates go up, minimize the damage, little as possible, and put responsibility on the president. if he -- if we go over the fiscal cliff, it's going to be blamed on him. neil: his way of saying it's noo on me now? >> i think that's where he's going. he's going to extract what cuts he can. they are absurd. >> the president's failure to address spending cuts is a tragedy, a lack of leadership, and lack of understanding of the economy. it's nothing to do with taxes. you can raise and lower taxes, not going to impact on the deficit. actually, if you lower them intelligently, you might grow the economy and maybe grow your way out of the deficit, but the fact is we have to restrain spending, restrain spending by 10% or 15% a year, and until we do that, we're heading for a di
that they are talking and i think they are coming closer together. and i think america very much wants to see movement. and we believe the debt ceiling is $16 trillion is way too high. we've got to deal with that. so i know that there has to be for the president some revenue and for the republicans there has to be some entitlement reform. melissa: right. >> deficit reduction. and so i think that's where we're seeing some closure on both sides and, i'm fairly optimistic. i really am. melissa: do you think plan a or plan b has a better chance getting through right now? which one would you bet on? or none? >> i don't think we'll have either plan a or b. i think we're going to have more coming together. i think there is something between a million and 400,000. there's a lot of room in there. and of course i don't think we ought to raise taxes on anyone. melissa: right. >> but if we can make major steps towards assuring the bush tax cuts on 98% or, 99% of americans, and cover small business people as well as we possibly can, then, you know i think we're in the range of making some kind of an agreement as l
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